Are you ready to "Hop into a New School Year" ? This unit will help you Leap and hop into a great new year. The theme is all about frogs. If you want a great jump start to a new year you will enjoy this back to school theme. It is packed with literacy, math, science and back to school activities. This resource involves common core, cooperative learning and encompasses aspects of all four learning styles: visual, auditory, reading-writing and kinesthetic. It allows for easy differentiation. This resource can be used with students Pre K, K, 1st , 2nd grade.
The contents include
Book Lists - All about frogs and activity suggestions
Introduce Freddy Frog- Mascot and motivator for the classroom.
Welcome to Kindergarten and 1st grade letter- letter for parents and kids.
Music and Songs-Cute songs to use in the unit.
Frog poems and Finger plays
Welcome to School Letters for Parents – Ideas for your letter or just use these copies!
Directions and Procedures for Art Projects
Art projects– Make cute frogs with simple directions.
Name Tags- The first day of school name plates and labels
Frog Color Charts – 10 color charts for a bulletin board
Classroom Rules Charts- 5 charts for classroom rules
Froggy Theme Classroom Helpers- 22 possible classroom job options
Anchor Chart Ideas- Frogs
Life Cycle of a Frog Charts- Realistic and Cartoon charts
Student Book- Life Cycle of a Frog
Questions and Data on Frogs-Question of the Day
Tracing Frogs- Tracing a great skill for the kiddos
Dot Marker Practice
Glue Dot Practice
Leap Frog and Froggy, Froggy Where’s your Home-Class Games
Frog and Fly Game-Counting game
Five Frame activities
Alphabet letters and colors
Frog Race- The kiddos love this game-Dice and a race track!
Alphabet Recognition and Matching Game- Card game with uppercase and lower case alphabet-small group or classroom game.
Dice Games with Frogs-4 fun games the kiddos love to play in the classroom – 1 die or 2 dice.
Days of the Week
Months of the Year
September Calendar and Events
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